Laurel Rainbow 6 carryover tops $180,000
From a Maryland Jockey Club release
There will be a 20-cent jackpot pick-six carryover of $181,211.96 for a special live racing program Monday, April 2 after the popular multi-race wager went unsolved Saturday for the 24th consecutive racing day at Laurel Park.
Laurel is dark on Easter Sunday.
A total of $46,814 was bet into the Rainbow 6 Saturday, adding to a carryover of $166,235.72 from Friday’s card. Multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $1,321.42.
Two favorites won during Saturday’s six-race sequence. Bettors also had to suss out Janes Brew in the eighth race, a $19.40 winner, and Stormologist in the ninth, who paid $10.80.
The carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six winners. On days when there is no unique ticket, 60 percent of that day’s pool goes back to those bettors holding tickets with the most winners while 40 percent is carried over to the jackpot pool.
Monday’s Rainbow 6 spans races 4-9 and includes a pair of $42,000 entry-level optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds in Race 5 and 8 and a $40,000 maiden special weight for 3-year-old fillies in Race 6, all at one mile.
First race post time Monday is 1:10 p.m.